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Mystic Pirate Invasion
October 2, 2015 - October 4, 2015
Ahoy, mateys! Join us for an entire weekend of swahbucklin’ fun for the whole family at the 3rd annual Mystic Pirate Invasion. All weekend long, enjoy pirate-themed specials, trivia and live entertainment at participating restaurants. Here’s the scuttlebutt on what else be happenin’:
Friday, October 2nd:
Free viewing of the film Hook
Mystic River Park
Sponsored by Stonington Human Services
Saturday, October 3rd:
Watch out fer roamin’ bands o’ pirates as they plan their imminent invasion o’ our fair port o’ Mystic. Mayhaps they will be joinin’ forces with a certain Cpn’ Morgan?
Sunday, October 4th:
At noon, the pirate Schooner Argia will sail through the Mystic River Bridge and battle the militia’s wooden boat Symfoni before making landfall in an attempt to infiltrate our town! They’ll be takin’ hostages but you can help free them with donations to the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.
While the pirates are taking over the town, young scallywags can pick up treasure maps to find booty at more than 25 participating stores. The Mystic Arts Center will have an ‘Eye Spy’ activity for the wee ones and Bank Square Books will have Pirate Story Time at 2:00 p.m. The little buccaneers can also enjoy balloons, face painting and pirate-themed crafts sponsored by Michaels.
Be on the look-out for dancing pirates and even a stranded mermaid in the Mystic River Park!
Serena Sultana Dance Troupe, Mystic Moves Dance Company and Simply Enchanted Entertainment will perform as well.
Fer the latest on the Mystic Pirate Invasion, set yer sights on facebook.com/mysticpirates.